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Early Childhood Mental Health: It's STANDARD in PA!

There is a lot of concern in the early childhood community about the decline in play and the diminished focus on social and emotional development in early learning environments. 850 more words

Substance Abuse And Young Children

Putting the ‘Personal’ back into Parenting

When I started working at the Foundation a year ago, my first task was to assist in the preparation of the publication Early Childhood Matters… 473 more words

Young Children

Love and Logic Magic for Early Childhood: Practical Parenting from Birth to Six Years

This book is the 2014 national Parenting Publications Award Silver Winner. The website is found here.

Jim and Charles Fay Ph.D., America’s Parenting Experts… 5,213 more words

Jan Amos Comenius: Teacher of the Nations

PS: This document was originally received in a handout format and we post it here with attribution to the original author because we believe it is important to comprehend the work of this great reformer and educator. 1,706 more words

The Montessori Method


Maria Montessori developed a method to implement her philosophy. It is important to keep in mind, that she never understood it as a fixed system, but rather an open-minded approach, that gave room for constant experimentation based on observation of the child. 3,380 more words

The Montessori Philosophy


Living and training kindergarten teachers in Africa made me realize how hard it is for most of them to have access to books. 2,630 more words